After recycled scrap tires can still be used. Markets for scrap tires include tire derived fuel, tire derived aggregate, ground rubber, etc. Whirlston tire recycling machines can help you a lot.
Why Recycle Scrap Tires
Large quantities of scrap tires are discarded in the world right now, this quantities are still
increasing along with the universality of cars. Tires can not safely perform its originally
designed tasks after long time service on cars, trucks, agricultural and logging
applications. Then the right way to deal with these tires are quite necessary as tires may
cause serious problem to environment and people health.
Concerns about Scrap Tires
Scrap tires may become breeding grounds for rodents and mosquitoes which carry
diseases if discarded illegally. Tires are easy to catch fires under stockpiled condition and
not easy to put off. If tires catch fire, they would release toxic gases into the air and
hazardous oily residue that would pollute ground water and streams.
Markets for Scrap Tires
Undoubtedly, the best way for scrap tire is retreading. A retreaded tire cost less to produce
than a new tire and sells for less- usually between 30-50 percents of the comparable new
tire price. Besides, retreading is very environmentally friendly. Rereading conserves oil a
lot. At the same time, the retreated tires can provide the same safety and performance as
the new ones.
Tire Derived Fuel
Fuel is one of the first and still the largest market for processed scrap ties. Compared with
coal, tire derived fuel has a higher BTU, together with its characteristics of stable and
readily available to make it become a popular clean energy source. Tire derived fuel can
be used in cement kilns, pulp and paper mill boilers, utility boilers, foundry cupolas, etc.
One pound of tire derived fuel can replace two pounds of coal in a coal-burning plant.
Tire Derived Aggregate
Tire derived aggregate is well suitable for many civil engineering applications for its
physical features. It can be used in septic and leachate systems for its good drainage
characteristics. It can also be employed in highway and light rail projects to reduce
vibration for its vibration damping features.
Ground Rubber Application
Ground rubber, also be called as crumb rubber, can be used to make carpet padding,
playground cover, floor mats, sports surfacing, etc. Anyone interested in scrap tire
recycling can contact with us. Large and small scale waste tire recycling line are available
for you to choose.